Cloud Computing Security: Who Should be Responsible for Yours?

Security in the Cloud

IT Departments of companies of all sizes across all industries and geographies are realizing the value of virtualization. We are migrating data and apps to the cloud in record amounts. In fact, Information Week recently reported Gartner findings that the public cloud services market will hit $180 billion by 2015 [1]. And BusinessInsider tells us […]

Security Issues in Cloud Computing: Porticor’s AWS Experts Discuss

Security Issues in Cloud Computing

In a recent webinar, Porticor’s AWS cloud security experts took on the security challenges companies face when migrating to AWS (and other IaaS clouds) and offered alternatives that enable IT Directors to take advantage of the cloud, while maintaining control of their data and its security. Security Issues in Cloud Computing: Are you a TARGET? […]

PCI DSS: What You Need to Know

PCI DSS Encryption

Every organization should follow a proactive rather than a reactive approach to protect against threats, risks, and vulnerabilities to which if their IT infrastructure is exposed can lead to data loss, regulatory penalties, lawsuits, and damaged reputation. Moving on the same lines, to reduce credit card fraud via its exposure, a standard known as Payment […]

PCI-DSS Encryption Requirements

PCI-DSS Encryption Requirements

Significant money is at stake and in need of protection in the Payment Card Industry (PCI). The global payment card industry covers several sectors: banks and financial institutions (acquirers), issuers, processors, service providers, merchants carrying out transactions online and via point of sale terminals in bricks and mortar stores, large and small. PCI Security The […]

Automating Security in Cloud Computing: August’s Cloud Security Tip of the Month

Security in Cloud Computing

Achieving the best data security in the cloud has multiple steps. In our tip of the month series, we have been addressing many of them and have received extensive feedback from you that these tips are helping you secure your data, achieve compliance, and attain peace of mind knowing that there is a way to […]

Cloud Security Best Practices of the Fortune 500

Cloud Security Best Practices

When you plan your migration to the cloud, and the cloud security best practices to secure it, there is no need to reinvent the wheel.  Here is some advice from the Fortune 500. Use these tips to learn from others’ successes and to avoid their failures – maybe their companies can afford “valuable” learning lessons, […]

Cloud Encryption Best Practices for Non-Profits, SMEs, and Enterprises

Cloud Encryption Best Practices

By now, we all know that if we store sensitive data in the cloud or operate any business-critical apps or workloads there, we must use cloud encryption to protect ourselves, our information, and our customers. It helps to break down the cloud encryption best practices by business type, translating technical issues into understandable day to […]